Anvaharyya, Anvāhāryya: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anvāhāryya (अन्वाहार्य्य) or Anvāhārya.—m.

(-ryaḥ) 1. The monthly Sradd'ha, or funeral repast in honour of the manes, held on the day of new moon; it should be, according to Menu, of meat eaten after the presentation of a pin'da or ball of rice. 2. The monthly obsequies performed during the first year after the death of a parent. E. anu after, and āhārya to be taken or eaten; from hṛ with āṅ prefixed, and ṇyat aff.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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